Preschool 2018-2019

Academia Preschool Spanish, French, Mandarin or Polish

ACADEMIC YEAR – August 22nd 2018– Friday May 31st 2019

Join Academia for fun, engaging small group language learning!  Our 2018-2019 Preschool offers parents a choice of Preschool Spanish, French, Mandarin or Polish.  Using a balanced instruction approach, learners will understand by listening and speaking their language of interest in an immersive program.  Learners are given frequent opportunities to practice in context-rich, authentic scenarios. Each class period features reading or storytelling, a creative project, and a music and movement component.  Class includes structured interactions as well as free play with peersOutdoor activities and games in local parks are incorporated into the curriculum, weather permitting.
Instruction is provided in the target language between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Other program hours are instructed in English and follow Academia’s Little World Travelers program.  Children engage in cultural project-based learning and play to increase their communication skills and develop their social awareness. Cultural themes are explored through music, art, yoga, and craft-based activities and project work.
Language classes are designed for children ages 3.5-5 years. Full day programs are only offered for ages 4+.
  • Maximum of 10 student places per language available.  Extended day pricing quoted is only available to preschool students.
  • Tuition deposit is non-refundable.
  • Only Full Day 12 months has pricing that includes Academia summer month programming.  Please ask for an estimate of 12 months Mornings, Half Day – Mornings, or Half Day – Afternoons.  
  • Optional Extended Day: Add $100/month 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m (May be added to Full Day Preschool options only). 
  • School will not be open during Oak Park School District 97 Holidays.
  • Tuition is not based on students’ actual attendance or reduced during Holidays or Break periods. 
  • Pricing current as of November 31st, 2017 and applies only to the  2018-2019 school year. Pricing subject to change until tuition deposit is received.


Tuition Schedule 2018-2019* – Preschool Spanish, French, Mandarin or Polish

Pricing provided below is for 5 day programs. Academia will also create custom schedules with specific hours and days of week to accommodate your unique schedule. To receive pricing for fewer days or custom scheduling please email:

Optional Extended Day: Add $100/month, 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m.

Optional Extended Day: Add $100/month 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m.